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Stand close enough to touch the remains of Austrian royalty at Kaisergruft--the final resting place of Habsburgs. The burial chamber beneath the Capuchin church and monastery has been the place of entombment for this royal family since 1633. It houses the bones of 145 Habsburgs, including 12 emperors and 18 empresses. Walk down the well-lit and airy chambers with bare walls. See how 107 metal sarcophagi range in style from puritan plain to exuberant Rococo. Enter the Maria-Theresia-Gruft--a domed chamber dominated by a huge, elaborate sarcophagus for the empress and her husband. Note how the plain coffin of Emperor Joseph II stands in remarkable contrast to that of his parents. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Vienna trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • Visiting this crypt is essential to close the circle and understand classical Vienna. Funerary art full of ostentation by those kings who although despite a lot of turn queue, have left a universal legacy.
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  • Too be honest I was a little disappointed maybe expected more but the end of the day something different and was only 7and half euros not too busy and and 1hour us ample time to your round the crypt  more »
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  • Absolutely amazing. All of central European history in one place. It includes the breathtaking huge tomb of Marie Theresa, the only female ruler of the lands of today's Czechia. Small guide available for free in several languages. Free toilets available.
  • Great history lesson and experience even if you have no idea. Google each name and find out about who they were - some very important people in history laid to rest here!
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